Top 10 Most Followed Persons on Instagram (2020)


DID YOU KNOW Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps with about 1 billion active users. 

Here is a list of the Top 10 most followed personal accounts (excluding brand accounts) on Instagram.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano – 200 Million)

Number Uno! Cristiano is a five-time Balon d’Or winner and currently the only individual to reach 200 million Instagram followers. The Portugal and Juventus star man is widely considered to be one of the greatest players of all time. Another record for the big man, just this time not on the pitch.

2. Ariana Grande (@arianagrande – 173 Million)

The American singer and actress has built a large and diverse fan base on Instagram. The 7 Rings singer has multiple American and European Music Awards in addition to one Grammy Award

3. Dwayne Johnson (@therock – 170 Million)

Do you smell what The Rock is cooking?  The Rock began as a professional wrestler in 1995, then joined the WWE (World Wrestling Federation at that time) becoming a world champion in that organization. The Rock has been currently involved in acting, producing and writing, starring in blockbusters such as The Fast and the Furious franchise playing Luke Hobbs.

4. Selena Gomez (@selenagomez – 167 Million)

Starring in the TV series Wizards of Waverly Place, Selena Gomez became an instant hit among teen groups worldwide (remember those girls in primary that use to have so many Selena Gomez stickers?). Venturing into music, her fame has become undoubtedly magnified. She held the number one spot for most followed Instagram account until October 2018 before being surpassed by Cristiano Ronaldo.

5. Kylie Jenner (@kyliejenner – 160 Million)

The owner of Kylie Jenner Cosmetics became one of the most influential teens in 2015. As of March 2019, she was in Forbes’ list as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.

6. Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardasian – 158 Million)

American reality TV personality and businesswoman Kim Kadarshian has garnered international fame as a socialite. She gained public exposure in the reality TV show – Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Kim is married to American rapper, Kanye West.

7. Lionel Messi (@leomessi – 141 Million)

Established as one of the best players to ever play the game, Argentina and FC Barcelona player shows no signs of stopping. Off the field, he’s an icon, a superstar and extremely successful at gaining the hearts of his fans.

8. Beyonce (@beyonce – 139 Million)

Powerhouse musician, Beyonce reached fame in the late ’90s while part of Destiny’s Child before going solo. She still is relevant today, earning nominations for her recent ‘Lion King’ album. She has won 23 Grammy Awards amongst multiple nominations the award’s history.

9. Neymar Jr (@neymarjr – 132 Million)

Neymar Jr is a professional footballer who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil National Team. After his departure from FC Barcelona, the became the most expensive transfer signing ($263 million, €222 million) in football history. The football star is one of the world’s leading footballers and has appeared on the cover of the TIME magazine.

10. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber – 126 Million)

The Canadian singer and songwriter went from unknown to superstar in a relatively short space of time. Bieber has numerous hit tracks such as Baby with Ludacris and Despacito with Luis Fonsi which broke the all-time record for longest-standing chart song in 2017.

I’m not in the million followers zone yet, but you can help me get there by following me @quarmecaptainn

 Image Credits: Getty Images

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